Jackson State president quits amid financial questions

October 25, 2016 in Education, News

By JEFF AMY Associated Press JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – Jackson State University’s president is resigning after trustees intervened in the university’s finances. In a letter dated Monday and released Tuesday, […]

JSU makes history

November 19, 2015 in Education, News

as first HBCU in state to have School of Journalism By Gail M. Brown Contributing Writer It was standing room only in the lobby of the Mississippi e-Center at Jackson […]

JSU president Meyers responds to opposition to expansion into Madison

January 31, 2013 in News, Top Stories

By Lonnie Ross

Online Editor

Jackson State University (JSU) President Carolyn Meyers held a news conference to discuss the institution’s plans for an expansion location in the city of Madison.

Meyers said JSU’s entire community is “excited” about the project as it is an opportunity to continue to address the educational needs of the Jackson-metro area. The campus will accommodate non-traditional students by offering evening, weekend and online courses.

However, not everyone is excited about the planned expansion. Tulane University issued a letter to Higher Education Commissioner Hank Bounds and the College Board asking the board to rescind the approval of JSU’s plans to open a Madison campus this summer….

It’s the season to “Make-A-Difference”

November 29, 2012 in News, Top Stories

The Mississippi Link Newswire

On Saturday, Dec. 1, Miss Jackson State University 2012-2013, Sarah Brown, is requesting volunteers for her upcoming initiative, Tiger Make-A-Difference Day. Brown arranged for volunteers to participate in one of three community service projects that will happen simultaneously.

“This event will present an opportunity for alumni, students and community members to show unity by serving at different community service projects in the area,” Brown said. “It also really illustrates JSU President Carolyn Meyers’ theme of One Jackson State University.”….